Year: 2019

Arts & Entertainment

You Oughta Know That This is Great

  Drug addiction. Sexual assault. Bisexual identity. Marriage issues. Being a woman of color adopted into a white family. If you’re thinking that these topics would fit into one Lifetime original movie with 90’s rock tunes, then think again. These issues are at the center of Jagged Little Pill, the bold, enriching and exciting new Broadway […]

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OP-ED: The Gift(ed) That Keeps On Taking

Specialized schools are quite common for those who live in New York City. Many of these schools serve to acknowledge students’ natural talents, ranging from music and art, to math and science. At first glance that seems like a wonderful thing for many living in New York, but Mayor de Blasio has a different outlook, […]

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Photo: Kupferberg Center
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“Gloria” review

The Theatre Department’s production of Gloria opened earlier this month at the Goldstein Theatre. Over the course of its 8-day engagement, the show threw the dangers of social isolation and tragedy commodification into stark relief. Visceral performances abounded and the painstakingly curated set forced the unreality of traumatic events to become real, if even for […]

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This Week's Paper

The Knights Table Food Pantry: Fighting Food Insecurity One Student at a Time

On November 19, 2018, Queens College celebrated the opening of its first-ever food pantry: The Knights Table. Located in room LL29 of the Student Union, the pantry has made history this past year in its effort to tackle food insecurity amongst the student population. The pantry was a response to Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s “No […]

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CUNY & PSC Fight the Good Fight

As college students, there are countless stressors that we encounter in our daily lives, whether they’re school related or not. Our commutes to school, our lack of sleep, or the amount of homework that piles up on our desks each night. But as we go through our days, we tend to forget that professors, fully […]

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Interview with Provost Dr. Elizabeth Hendrey

“In order to be a good leader… you need to be a good manager, [and] have a vision of where you want things to go” said Dr. Elizabeth Hendrey, the Vice President of Academic Affairs and Provost for Queens College. Hendrey recently agreed to sit down with The Knight News to discuss her history at […]

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Dr. Wilma Saffran retires after long decade at QC

“I’ve been able to watch in a personal way students developing, growing and moving out. When they leave, you kind of miss them, but that’s what we’re here for, to launch you guys into the world”, said Dr. Wilma Saffran. Saffran serves as an associate professor and director of the science honors program. After 32 […]

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